Who We Are

The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

Choose NJ’s RFP Watch

Choose New Jersey’s RFP Watch provides up-to-date information on business opportunities throughout the Garden State at a cost that is affordable for all companies – with a place of business in New Jersey – large and small.

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Events

New Jersey Celebrates National Health Center Week 2017 August 13-19

Trenton, NJ, August 12, 2017 — The New Jersey Department of Health will celebrate National Health Center Week 2017, which is August 13 to 14, by showcasing the comprehensive health care that is provided at more than 100 Federally Qualified Health Centers across the state with about 70 events.

Events will include free medical and dental screenings, information sessions about cancer prevention, improving birth outcomes, diabetes, nutrition and fitness, as well as back-to-school giveaways, food and entertainment for families.

Health Commissioner Cathleen D. Bennett will speak at the kickoff event on Monday, August 14 at the Metropolitan Family Health Network in Jersey City from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continue reading

EVENT: NJ Labor Department to Unite Business, Education, and Government Leaders at Talent Network Industry Summits in August

Trenton, NJ, August 7, 2017 — The Christie Administration launches a month-long series of Talent Network Industry Summits to showcase New Jersey’s top industries and address the challenges businesses face to ensure the Garden State maintains a leadership position in the national and global economy.

The Talent Networks are a cornerstone workforce development strategy developed by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development to work directly with businesses in targeted industry sectors and cultivate a pipeline of employee talent that aligns with the needs of those targeted industries. Continue reading

VENDORS EVENT: Somerset County Business Partnership and HINJ to Host ‘How to Do Business with Pharma and Medtech Companies’ on November 2

Bridgewater, NJ, August 6, 2017 — The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) and the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will host “How to Do Business with Pharma and Medical Technology Companies” on November 2 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28 and Lamington Road, North Branch.

New Jersey’s biopharmaceutical and medical technology companies purchase more than $6.5 billion worth of goods and services from thousands of local suppliers across the state.

This purchasing power supports more than 350,000 spin-off jobs throughout the state. Continue reading

Take Me to the Fair! Visit the STEM Barn at the New Jersey State Fair August 4 to 13

Augusta, NJ, August 4, 2017 — Do you have a taste for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics?  The STEM Barn at the New Jersey State Fair — from August 4 to 13 — is the right place for you.

Sponsored by Thorlabs and Mira Plastics Co., the Newton Robotics STEM Barn features the latest innovation created by high school students.

Newton High School’s robotics team Aperture will be running “Tobor Stephenson,” this year’s robot for the FIRST Robotics Competition Steamworks, a “Ra friendly robot named “Jane.” Demonstrations of the robots will run throughout the day. Continue reading

BIO International Convention 2017 Closes After Four ‘Breakthrough’ Days in San Diego; BIO 2018 Set for Boston

Washington, DC, June 23, 2017 — The 2017 BIO International Convention (BIO 2017), hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), closed yesterday after four days of immersive, compelling programming united under the theme of “Breakthrough.”

BIO 2017 drew 16,123 biotechnology industry leaders from 48 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 73 countries to San Diego, the “genomics capital” of the world.

As the largest global biotechnology event, BIO 2017 provided attendees with unique perspectives on the immense opportunities and complex challenges ahead for the industry. Continue reading

Choose New Jersey Showcases State’s Assets, Resources at BIO International 2017 This Week

Princeton, NJ, June 22, 2017 — A delegation representing more than 20 New Jersey organizations, including top life sciences companies, universities, trade associations, State government and Choose New Jersey, Inc. is showcasing New Jersey’s assets and resources for biotechnology companies at the New Jersey Pavilion (Booth #1737) at BIO International 2017, June 19-22 (2017) in San Diego, California.

During the world’s largest biotechnology conference, members of the New Jersey delegation are holding business meetings with executives representing companies in North America, Europe and Asia interested in learning more about the benefits of a New Jersey location. Continue reading

Event: Students 2 Science to Host Inaugural ‘Biotech Observation Day June 9 in East Hanover

East Hanover, NJ, June 7, 2017 — You are invited to join Students 2 Science (S2S) at its first-ever Biotech Observation Day on Friday, June 9 at 1:00 p.m. to introduce a new career pathway and educational offering to prepare students for high demand, 21st century careers through authentic STEM education.

The event, which includes a tour and lunch, will be held at S2S at the East Hanover Technology Center, 66 Deforest Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936.

S2S is a model non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire, motivate and educate elementary, middle and high school students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.  Continue reading

NJ Tech Council Announces 2017 CFO Award Finalists; Award Renamed in Memory of Caren Franzini

New Brunswick, NJ, June 1, 2017 — The NJ Tech Council 2017 CFO Awards Breakfast will be held on June 9 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe, NJ.

Four awards will be given by the Tech Council, the region’s premiere membership trade organization supporting technology companies.

In addition, attendees at the CFO Awards Breakfast will have the pleasure of hearing keynote speaker Karen McLoughlin, the Chief Financial Officer at Cognizant, who will share insights from her experiences overseeing Cognizant’s worldwide financial planning and analysis, accounting & controllership, tax, investor relations, treasury, internal audit and enterprise risk management functions.  Continue reading

HINJ to Serve as Lead Sponsor of Choose New Jersey’s Annual Reception at BIO International on June 19 in San Diego

New Brunswick, NJ, May 19, 2016 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will serve, once again, as the lead sponsor of Choose New Jersey’s annual reception at BIO International Convention on Monday, June 19 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Top of the Hyatt at the Grand Hyatt San Diego.

Choose New Jersey will showcase top life sciences companies, universities, trade associations, the State government at its New Jersey Pavilion (Booth #1737) at BIO International 2017, which will be held from June 19 to 22 at the San Diego Convention Center. Continue reading

Event: Jersey Technology: See It, Live It, Accelerate It at NJ Tech Council’s ‘Jersey Innovation Week’ May 15-20

 New Brunswick, NJ, May 15, 2017NJ Tech Council President and CEO James Barrood writes in NJBIZ on Jersey Innovation Week, May 15-20:

New Jersey is one of the world’s leading global centers of transformative technology and innovation.

But even within our high-tech industries, many don’t realize the breadth and vigor of New Jersey’s technology communities. And outside our industries, many stakeholders and citizens have only the vaguest sense of New Jersey’s many deep wellsprings of innovation.

We thought: Maybe you just have to see it to believe it. So, we’ve made that easy — at the first-ever Jersey Innovation Week, May 15-20. Continue reading